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Name:Nethermost Pike
Hill number:2517
Height:891.3m / 2924ft
Parent (Ma):2515  Helvellyn
RHB Section:34C: Lake District - Eastern Fells
Nuttall/Wainwright area:Lake District - Eastern Fells
County/UA:Cumbria (CoU)
Catchment:Derwent (Workington), Catchment Boundaries, Eden (Carlisle)
Watershed:Solway Firth
Class:Nuttall, Wainwright, Birkett, Synge, Fellranger,
Subsimm, Buxton & Lewis, Bridge
(N,W,B,Sy,Fel,sSim,BL,Bg)
Grid ref:NY 34367 14217
Summit feature:cairn
Drop:29.1m
Col:862.2m  NY 3430 1445  
OS map sheet(s):(1:50k) 90
(1:25k) OL5S
Observations:cairn 20m NW is probably lower
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Logged Descriptions  (logged by 1379 users, only the latest 50 shown - Show all)ByDate of Ascent
Grisdale, Nethermost Pike, High Crag, Dollywaggon Pike, Seat Sandal, St Sunday, BirksByronHaywood12/10/2019
Marsden Racers Billy Bland challenge. Night leg.tsar.nathan07/09/2019
Hike to Helvellyn and Nethermost Pike with Andrew and Neve. Solo to Grasmere via High Crag, Dollywaggon Pike, Grisedale Tarn and Seat Sandal. Regroup at the pub. 13.27km 03:48:28.peter_tun07/08/2019
Billy Bland recce with Marsden Racerstsar.nathan02/08/2019
Lots of people heading up to Helvellyn in the opposite direction. Visibility still lowSockpan24/07/2019
Climbed from Helvellyn on route from Clough head to Grasmeredombenson03/07/2019
Dunmail Raise - Raise Beck - Dollywaggon Pike via the wall (torture) - High Crag - Nethermost Pike - Helvellyn - Birk Side - Dunmail RaiseMountainTerrier19/06/2019
From Glenridding: Birkhouse Moor, Striding Edge, Helvellyn, Nethermost Pike, High Crag, Dollywaggon Pike and Seat Sandal. Lots of cloud, wind and sleet on high fells, warm and close lower down. Path back to Glenridding from Grisedale Tarn.Lazylizzie01/06/2019
BGR Leg 2 support (clockwise)paulcook280918/05/2019
Red tarm wild camp > striding edge > Helvellyn > swirral edge > catstye cam > swirral edge > Helvellyn > dollywagon pike > seat sandal > Fairfield > the Cape (st Sunday crag) > patterdale. With Nathan, weather fine no rain.axoree11/05/2019
Great Lakeland 3 Day 2019twg2705/05/2019
Dollywagon Pike, High Crags, Nethermost Pike, Helvellyn, Birkhouse Moor on a diversion from Coast to Coast.PGCE28/04/2019
With Sue, on a trial backpack for TGOC, in fine weather from Patterdale.Phreerunner14/04/2019
Most recent ascentRik.Fizz23/02/2019
Route from Grasmere via Grisedale Tarn on way to Helvellyn with LCTptauwhare22/02/2019
Parked at Wythburn church and followed the path straight up to Nethermost pike. easy route and paths.Zoe Little21/12/2018
With MVW from Dunmail Raise via Willy Wife Moor on way to Helvellyn return down Comb Crags path to start. Cold and cloudy.Frank04/12/2018
9 of 14 on 16 mile round. Wainwright no. 49The-Z-Man25/10/2018
w/ G and L. Great views to the W as the sun dropped. Breezy but fine conditions. A pleasure.Tom D06/10/2018
Back Packing TripCora Thorny06/10/2018
From Glenridding ascend Birkhouse Moor via Mires Beck and Little Cove. On to Bleaberry Crag and Striding Edge to Helvellyn. On to Nethermost Pike and Dollywaggon Pike. Return to Helvellyn. Across Swirral Edge to Catsye Cam. Descend to Red Tarn Beck to Glenridding Beck. Up Swart Beck to Mine via Stang End and ascend Sheffield Pike. Descend to Glenridding Dodd and return to Glenridding via the Rake.raymooremanx29/09/2018
2nd mountain day out after Yen's Collarbone accident. With Robin Chan.Mountainhikes05/09/2018
fog (with Maddy)TeasyChris04/09/2018
Patterdale - Griesedale TarnFJH01/09/2018
With Geraldine Keenan and Tianan West. From Wythburn Church carpark to Kings Head pub. Return by bus.Pete West28/08/2018
A big day out. Birkhouse Moor, Striding Edge, Nethermost Pike, Dollywaggon Pike, Helvellyn, Catstye Cam, Helvellyn Lower Man, White Side, Raise, Sheffield Pike. Stayed dry and clear with good views, but progressively more windy. 6h45m up and down from Glenridding.huwthomas31/07/2018
Dollywaggon Pike, High Crag, Nethermost Pike, Helvellyn, Helvellyn Lower Man, White Side, Raise, Stybarrow Dodd, Watson's Dodd, Castle Rockkeithouk22/07/2018
A Grisedale Horseshoesms.3714/07/2018
With brother and his wife, WB and Dave, Catherine. Another hot day. From Glenridding to Helvellyn via Striding Edge, then to Grisedale Hause (welcome swim in tarn) then contourd across to St Sunday Crag. Fairly quiet on hills. Long walk for the heat. Welcome pint at bottom.niallp04/07/2018
From Patterdale YHA via Nethermost Pike East Ridge, then Neethermost Pike, High Crag & Dollywaggon Pike. Had the East Ridge to ourselves, and it was a fun ascent from which to laugh at the queues on Striding Edge. However, getting to it via Nethermost Cove involved an unpleasant amount of steep pathless bracken-bashing - maybe Ruthwaite Cove and Hard Tarn are now a better way onto the ridge? Nethermost Pike summit is a bit of a dull barren plain, albeit one with some good lunch rocks.wheresthepath24/06/2018
With K and RM on route to Helvellyn from Grisedale Tarn. Visited twice due to phone accidentally left at summit!Ashley11/06/2018
legburthwaite, sticks pass,raise,whiteside,lowerman, helvellyn. nethermost, dollywaggon,helvellyn, sticks pass, stybarrow,watson,great, sticks, brown crag,car. 18.5milesAvidSockWearer10/06/2018
It was an early start from Glenridding. I parked for £3 in the Sports field and headed up the lane, before turning left to the path up to Birks. There were still Bluebells out and the views down to Ullswater were superb as there was a thin layer of mist in the valley. It was a slog to the summit of Birks before it became easier to St Sunday Crag. Nice to have it to myself on this summit and the views were stunning. I descended to Deepdale Hause and cut around Grisedale Tarn to the steep climb to Seat Sandal. The views West were great in the soft rather misty light all the main peaks were a dark silhouette against the milky sky. I headed north and straight up the wall to the cairn at the edge of the cliffs on Dollywaggon Pike. It was then an easy walk over Nethermost Pike and on to the summit of Helvellyn where I had 5 minutes on my own. I continued along Striding Edge which was much easier than I imagined with no difficulties to the summit of High Spying How.isabelle01/06/2018
With E on a beautiful sunny day. Superb views in all directions. From cp at Wythburn > Helvellyn > Nethermost Pike > High Crag > Dollywaggon Pike > Grisedale Tarn > Raise Beck > Wythburn. A day for plenty of stops to take in the Lake District scenery at its best.Beeliner24/05/2018
With Jenx and Bryher from Wythburn church. The Sunday two days after our wedding, nice circuit of the high Helvellyn fells.nordicstar29/04/2018
Wythburn - Helvellyn - Nethermost Pike - High Crag - Dollywaggon Pike - Grisedale Tarn - Wythburn. Beautiful sunny conditions with a slight breeze.Delta6821/04/2018
From Dunmail Raise. Seat Sandal, Dollywaggon, Nethermost Cove. With FR Winter ConditionsBheinn07/03/2018
With NB very snowy cloudy often whiteout day from Dunmail via Seat Sandal.Frank07/03/2018
Nethermost Pike, High Crag, Dollywaggon Pike from Wythburn. Foul weather. Rescued a couple who'd taken wrong turn coming off Helvellyn and returned them to their car in Glenridding!jonesthesteam14/10/2017
Parked at Patterdale and ran along to Glenridding up onto Glenridding Dodd, Sheffield Pike down to Nick Head then skirted Glencoyne Head up onto Hart Side skirted White Stones to the top of Sticks Pass then up onto Raise, White Side, Helvellyn trig point along Swirral Edge, Catstycam, out & back to Birkhouse Moor, Striding Edge, Nerthermost Pike, Dollywagon Pike, Seat Sandal, St Sunday Crag, Birks & Arnison Crag.Stu Percival03/10/2017
Glenridding, Striding Edge, Helvellyn, Nethermost Pike, Dollywaggon Pike, return via Grisedale.squeegs29/09/2017
from Wythburndavidsharpe2317/08/2017
part of a summer walk in 2017 walking from youth hostel to youth hostelJoel45131/07/2017
Climbed with Zoe & Lulu.neilblair35324/07/2017
See Helvellyn route 18/07/2018ianwkitson18/07/2017
LSU Course Marking with Joe MannLittledave14/07/2017
Helvellyn Ridge with Swirral and Striding Edgephilhews12/07/2017
LSU course markingLittledave09/07/2017
From St Johns in the Vale Clough Head Great Dodd Watsons Dodd Stybarrow Dodd Raise Whiteside Helvellyn Lower Man Helvellyn Nethermost Pike Dollywagon Pike Seat SandalWifey201602/07/2017
Long ridge walk today starting in Dalebottom climbed Clough Head, Gread Dodd, Watsons Dodd, Stybarrow Dodd.Raise, White Side, Helvellyn. Netermost Pike, Dollywagon then finally up Seat Sandal for a 10 Wainwright Bag great walkTobo196902/07/2017